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2013 Spine Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to Grand Prize winner, Kim O’Connell!

Her poem When the Sun Goes Down received 18 popular votes, plus a vote from each of our guest judges.
Kim O'Connell Spine Poem


And Congratulations To Our Two Runners Up!

Untitled (Beautiful) by Katie Herring

Untitled (Beautiful), by Katie Herring received 8 popular votes, plus a vote from Guest Judge Chandi Kelley.


Spine 1 Be Anxious for Nothing by Stephanie Gordon

Spine 1(Be Anxious for Nothing), by Stephanie Gordon received 5 popular votes, plus 3 votes from Guest Judge Evan Smith Rakoff, and Spine Poetry Contest organizers Geoff and Alex.

Honors (and prizes) also went to Steve Herring, Maddie Pickard, Priscilla Linn, Carmen Marcus, Aurea Alva, Stacy Crickmer, and Angelina Servidio.

Thanks to everyone who entered a poem, and everyone who voted – we had a great time reading and sharing all of your work!


Learn more about Poetry Events at the Library. 




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